Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins dies, head coach Mike Tomlin Confident Saturday. He is 24 years old.
“I’m devastated by the passing of Twain Hoskins and I am losing words,” Tomlin said in a statement posted on Steelers’ Twitter account. He called Quarterback “the best team player” and “a great friend to many.”
A Hoskins dump truck collided with a Florida highway truck at around 6:40 a.m. Saturday, according to the State Highway Patrol. He died at the scene.
Highway Patrol said it was not clear why he was walking on Interstate 595 in Browth County. An inquest into his death is underway.
Before his NFL debut,He played for Ohio State University, where he was a top player and finalist for the prestigious Heisman Trophy. When Washington took him to the first round of the draft, he joined the NFL in 2019.
Hoskins started the 2020 season as Washington’s starter and was named one of them Team captains. He was benchmarked four weeks later, when Washington were 1-3.
Hoskins was released in January 2021 and was later taken over by Steelers.
In a statement, the commanders are co-owners Dan and Tanya Snyder Said They were “destroyed” by the news of Hoskins’ death.
“He’s a young man with a tremendous amount of potential with an infectious personality,” they said. “To say we’re heartbroken is an understatement.”
Commanders’ head coach Ron Rivera Called Huskins was a “talented young man who had a long life ahead of him.”
“I know he’s talking to our team that he will be very missed,” Rivera said in a statement. “Our entire team sends our heartfelt condolences, thoughts and prayers to the Hoskins family at this time.”
NFL too Has tweeted that Condolences to the Hoskins family and loved ones.
Twitter account for the Ohio State football event Has posted Photo of Hoskins with the words “Leader. Legend. A buck forever”.
Hoskins’ team responded to his death on social media. DJ Watt, linebacker outside Steelers. Has tweeted that“The world has lost a great man today.”
“When Twain first entered the locker room, I could tell he was an excited guy,” Watt said. “He always makes people laugh. He never took life for granted. His impact on me … will last forever.”
Watt’s brother and teammate Derek Watt Has tweeted that“Such heartbreaking news. Gone too soon. Rest in peace Twain.”
Steelers Cam Hayward, who played for Ohio State, said, “Twain talks a lot about people. His smile is contagious and a guy you want to be around.” Has tweeted that. “We are all shocked to have lost him. We are going to lose him too. We lost you so soon. Fortunately we had the opportunity to know about you. RIP DH.”
Alex Heismith Has tweeted that“Not really known. Those who know him know how special he is. Heartbreaking, RIP Twain. May the Lord be with his family.”
“God you invited him home so young, I will never forget you Prota and the talks we had,” Sukuma Okorofor Wrote. “You will live forever. May your family have peace.”
“Friend of animals everywhere. Devoted analyst. Total alcohol scholar. Infuriatingly humble food trailblazer.”